It darted around the blind-alley shelf and was back a moment later.
It ends in a blind-alley, less than a twelfth of an inch from the surface of the wood.
A blind-alley theme, as its name imports, is one from which there is no exit.
The second glaring instance of a blind-alley theme is that of Monna Vanna.
She had him at the end of a blind-alley, and there he must wait until she was ready to let him go.
It was a kind of blind-alley, the end of which widened into a small, neat courtyard.
The author casts one brief glance down that blind-alley marked "Element Way."
In the first place, they are what is known as “blind-alley” occupations—they lead nowhere.
There was the growing demand for boys in what has been called “blind-alley” occupations, and the demoralizing effect of such work.
“Blind-alley” occupations and troubled passage to manhood necessarily go together.